London looks set to host a permanent death cafe, a coffee shop where people can go to talk about one of life’s most awkward subjects – dying.
The charity sector has been under the spotlight over the past few months, as the public and media have quite understandably questioned some elements of charity practice, writes John Heggie
After years of hard work, building will now begin on Berkshire’s first children’s hospice.
Edinburgh Evening News
In Lothian, Marie Curie nurses work night and day in people’s homes and in the Edinburgh hospice providing hands-on care and vital emotional support.
Staff at the Nuneaton NHS Trust who provide palliative, or end of life treatment, for patients and their families, could end up taking home a coveted Health Service Journal (HSJ) award.
Huddersfield Daily Examiner
No-one would guess that the lush meadow at Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not Hospice was in Brackenhall and not in the countryside, thanks to the hard work of a charity called Greenfingers.
President of Loros Lady Gretton, has awarded four members of staff at the hospice for their 25 years’ service at the charity.
Martin Winn, who became a volunteer gardener at St Cuthbert’s Hospice in Durham five years ago after suffering heart problems and stress, has been honoured for his work.
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